OPINION: Narelle Henson opposes assisted suicide being introduced in New Zealand.
OPINION: What should have been just another Friday night of warm pizza became a night of reflection.
OBITUARY: Una ‘Myrle’ Robertson, December 19, 1914 – September 28, 2016
OPINION: Why was a man as disturbed as Ross Bremner not in care?
OPINION: The Tribal Huk gang is changing people's minds about what a gang is and what it can be.
OPINION: Frankton - and, indeed, much of Hamilton - has lost most of its physical history to "progress".
OPINION: Americans are pitting naked ambition against unsurpassed arrogance. Let's hope New Zealanders remain immune.
OPINION: To demand historical figures measure up to modern-day standards is ludicrous.
OPINION: It's clear from the local body election results that the system is moribund.
OPINION: How liable are drug traffickers in some of the country's more horrific crimes?
OPINION: Sending a picture of your intimate body parts to someone you fancy is the new way to flirt. That doesn't make it right,
OPINION: In the age of the selfie, Narelle Henson bucks the trend.
VINTAGE READ: Rachel Pope of Browsers Bookshop finds another oldie but goodie you should add to your reading list.
OPINION: Believe it or not, water meters are your friends.
Water plan aims to protect private and public investment in Waikato rivers.
Nikky van Rooyen's short life came peacefully to an end.
OPINION: Donald Trump appeals to the inner anarchist in all of us. That alone makes him scary.
OPINION: Peter Dornauf finds the recent mix of religion and politics in the Hamilton City Council mayoral race a bit odd.
OPINION: Keep personalities and political parties out of local body elections. Ratepayers care about policy, not backbiting.
OPINION: Hamilton City Council has finally stepped up to do the right thing for the Kudeweh family but it took a hero to make the call, Max Christoffersen writes.
OBITUARY: Dr Margaret Shirley Tennent, November 4, 1924 – September 2, 2016
OPINION: Squiggling on paper is one of the most important things a human being can do, writes Narelle Henson.
OPINION: Denise Irvine resurrects her anti-dear campaign, jolted into action by a condescending comment in a cafe.
OPINION: If you want to compare celebrity marriages, and breakups, at least compare like with like, writes Richard Swainson.
OPINION: Healthy Rivers Plan threatens production of fresh vegetables with a shortage of suitable growing land, Horticulture New Zealand's Mike Chapman writes.
OPINION: It makes economic sense to encourage people to consider Hamilton's CBD as a place to live, rather than heading out to the suburbs, writes Professor Iain White.
OPINION: It's surprising how easily many of us fall for the messages shared by self-proclaimed astrologers and soothsayers, Tom O'Connor writes.
OPINION: Colin McCahon was booed and hissed at when he first started exhibiting in the late 1940s, Peter Dornauf writes. Now one of his paintings has sold for $1 million.
OBITUARY: William Joseph Costellow OStJ, March 7, 1929 – September 1, 2016
OPINION: Engagement with the issues and effectiveness in decision making are better measures than 100% attendance at council meeting, Richard Swainson writes.